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Royal Oakers Gather at Courthouse to Oppose Racism

June 4th 2020

In the midst of the stories, examples and speeches was a painfully awkward silence of eight minutes and 46 seconds.

Oak Park Coffee with a Cop Sees Record Turnout

March 9th 2019

Oak Park Coffee with a Cop Sees Record Turnout (Cheryl Weiss, March 9, 2019) Oak Park, MI- You know a breakfast event is successful beyond expectations when the restaurant runs out of eggs before it is over.  That was the situation at Oak Park Public Safety Department’s “Coffee with a Cop” event Saturday morning at […]

Drivers Can Now Turn on Red at 9 Mile and Hilton in Ferndale

January 30th 2019

Drivers Can Now Turn on Red at 9 Mile and Hilton in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 30, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Drivers at 9 Mile and Hilton may notice something missing.  For decades there were “No Turn on Red” signs at all four corners of the intersection, leaving many drivers to twiddle their thumbs in […]

2 am on Friday, Shots Fired in Downtown Ferndale

October 26th 2018

  2 am on Friday, Shots Fired in Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 26, 2018) Ferndale, MI- Residents in the area of E. Breckenridge and Woodward Ave woke to the sound of gunshots early Friday morning. The incident happened in front of Bosco Lounge at 22930 Woodward Ave. According to Ferndale Police Chief Vincent […]

City of Troy Announces New Police Chief Frank Nastasi

October 23rd 2018

  City of Troy Announces New Police Chief Frank Nastasi Troy, MI – Troy City Manager Mark Miller announced that Captain Frank Nastasi has been appointed as Troy’s new Police Chief upon the November 1 retirement of Police Chief Gary Mayer.  The Troy City Council confirmed the City Manager’s appointment at the October 22 Council […]

Royal Oak Cops and Doughnuts Presentation on Avoiding Scams Oct. 2

September 14th 2018

Royal Oak Cops and Doughnuts Presentation on Avoiding Scams Oct. 2 Royal Oak, MI – The Royal Oak Crime Prevention Council is hosting a neighborhood meeting with the Dept. of Attorney General on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 6:30pm. Don Ferguson will present phone, mail and e-scams. You will learn the telltale signs of scams, along […]

Ferndale Police Hosting Citizens Academy through October

September 7th 2018

Ferndale Police Hosting Citizens Academy through October Ferndale, MI- The Citizens Academy is an opportunity for residents and community members to get an inside look at the Ferndale Police Department. In the four-week course, citizens receive hands-on information about multiple aspects of police work and law enforcement, including patrol, investigation, SWAT, policy, philosophy, and operations. […]

A Day of Saving Lives for Oakland County Deputies

September 4th 2018

A Day of Saving Lives for Oakland County Deputies  (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 4, 2018)  Pontiac, Addison Township, MI- On a daily basis the Deputies of Oakland County Sheriff’s Office work to fight crime and prevent death and injury. Sept. 2 was a day where four lives were saved, each in different circumstances. At 8:56 […]

Ferndale Promotes Palazzolo to Police Chief

August 28th 2018

Ferndale Promotes Palazzolo to Police Chief Ferndale, MI  – Ferndale City Council voted Monday to approve the promotion of interim Police Chief Vincent Palazzolo to  Chief.  Palazzolo has been Interim Chief since the early retirement of Chief Timothy Collens in April. City Manager April Lynch presented the recommendation, stating “He is a 23 year veteran […]

Scammer Knew Victim’s Sex Offender Record, Used Realistic Aliases & Phone System

August 3rd 2018

Scammer Knew Victim’s Sex Offender Record, Used Realistic Aliases & Phone System (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Aug. 3, 2018) Rochester Hills, MI – INCIDENT:  16:57 hrs. – City of Rochester Hills – Fraudulent Activity – #18-144896 SUMMARY:   Deputies responded to the City of Rochester Hills Substation to meet with the victim of a reported fraud.  […]